GIFF-CON 2020 Film Submission is Now Open!
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Galveston Island Film Society has developed a contingency plan for the 2020 Galveston Island Film Festival & Conference.
We are postponing the conference and screenings at Moody Gardens 3D Theatre, with a tentative timeframe of spring 2021 (date TBD). In addition, we will present a virtual film festival scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2020. We have also extended the late entry deadline to June 21st.
Notification of the selected films for the 2020 Galveston Island Film Festival & Conference and its virtual component will be announced on August 23rd.
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2019 GIFF-CON Winners
Best Short Film
Outstanding Achievement for Directing
Best Special FX
Best Diverse Cast
Best Lead Actor
Best Short Documentary
Outstanding Achievement for Producing
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Lead Actress
To all the filmmakers who were
selected, we would like to say thank you for allowing The Galveston Island Film Festival and Conference to share your voice and vision. We wish you all tremendous success in your future creative endeavors.
Sherrill D. Hilton
I would like to thank our Entertainment Business guests for a fantastic panel discussion and their support of the 2nd Annual Galveston Island Film Festival and Conference. The event would not have been a success without the generosity of their time and knowledge.
To learn more about our panelists by clicking on their photo below.